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Steffen Giessner

  • Prof.
  • Professor in Organisational Behaviour and Change
  • Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam Rotterdam School of Management
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Steffen R. Giessner is Professor at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. He holds a MSc in Psychology from the University of Kent at Canterbury, U.K. and a PhD in Psychology from the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany. His research is located at the intersection of organizational and social psychology and is focused on employee support during organizational merger, follower's perceptions of leadership, antecedents of leader behavior, and non-verbal communication of power. He has authored or co-authored papers in the areas of social psychology, organizational behavior and management.

Recent publications

  • Eye Gaze and Head Posture Jointly Influence Judgments of Dominance, Physical Strength, and Anger

    • Toscano H
    • Schubert T
    • Giessner S
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  • Identity leadership going global: Validation of the Identity Leadership Inventory across 20 countries

    • van Dick R
    • Lemoine J
    • Steffens N
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Professor in Organisational Behaviour and Change

RSM Erasmus University

March 2015 - Present

Associate Professor in Organizational Behavior

Farmer School of Business, Miami University

November 2009 - February 2015(5 years)

Assistant Pofessor

Farmer School of Business, Miami University

October 2007 - October 2009(2 years)

Postdoctoral Fellow

Erasmus Research Institute of Management, Erasmus University

October 2004 - September 2007(3 years)



Friedrich Schiller University

June 2001 - September 2004(3 years)

Diplom Psychologie

Friedrich Schiller University

October 1996 - March 2002(5 years)

MSc Group Processes and Intergroup Relations

University of Kent at Canterbury

September 1999 - October 2000(a year)


Deutsche Bank AG

September 1994 - July 1996(2 years)


Co-authors (68)

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